Sixteen-year-old Jacko Gill eclipsed his own shot put
national record and surpassed the London Olympics selection
standard with a throw of 20.38 metres at Sovereign Stadium on
the North Shore this evening.
James Hemana "gambled'' with a baby boy's life when he
grabbed the six-month-old by the leg, shook him violently and
dropped him head-first on to his bed, a court has heard.
Mount Maunganui kiteboarder Marc Jacobs has gone from 19th to
third in the world in the space of 12 months, thanks to
impressive and consistent performances on the kiteboarding
pro circuit this year.
The Green Party assistant whose partner organised a
nationwide attack on National Party billboards prior to the
election will not be disciplined over the incident.
The Netherlands have come from behind to beat Germany 3-2 in
their pool game at the Owen G Glenn Champions Trophy hockey
tournament in Auckland.
Porirua police have arrested and charged a second woman in
connection with a vicious assault which left a man requiring
facial reconstruction surgery.
A man has been charged with assaulting a woman using a large
plastic toy car.
Sentences meted out to a career criminal whose offences
included stealing Waiouru Army Museum medals were "well
merited'', the Supreme Court says.
Labour leadership aspirant David Cunliffe has moved to
clarify his position on the buyback of state assets.
New Zealand cricket captain Ross Taylor admits his side made
it easy for Australia in the first test, resulting in a
routing at the hands of the old foe.
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